Qatar and Ecuador will face against each other today at 11 AM (ET) in Al Bayt Stadium in the inaugural game of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Here you will find the confirmed lineups of both teams for this game. Remember that you can follow all the action of this game in the United States on FuboTV (free trial).
The Qatar 2022 World Cup begins, and as is customary in recent editions, the opening game is the one that the locals will play against one of the teams in their group, in this case, Ecuador. It will undoubtedly be a tough game, and at the same time interesting to watch between two teams that are not the favorites to be leaders of this Group A.
The favorites to finish as leaders are the Netherlands. In the case of the locals, they will seek to surprise since, although their team has grown a lot in recent years, they are the underdogs. Ecuador know that they have a chance to get second place, which they will have to fight against Senegal. It will be key for this to obtain a good result against the locals.
This starting lineup for Qatar will always be remembered as the first one for the team in World Cup history. They have high hopes after reaching the 2021 Gold Cup semifinals and winning the 2019 Asian Cup.
Qatar's lineup against Ecuador: Saad Alsheeb, Pedro Miguel, Abdelkarim Hassan, Homam Ahmed, Bassam Hisham, Boualem Khoukhi, Abdulaziz Hatem, Hassan Alhaydos, Karim Boudiaf, Akram Afif and Almoez Ali.
The main absence for Ecuador is Byron Castillo, who, involved in the controversy, had to leave the team, so Angelo Preciado will occupy the position of right back.
Ecuador's lineup against Qatar: Hernán Galíndez, Piero Hincapié, Félix Torres, Angelo Preciado, Pervis Estupiñán, Gonzalo Plata, Jhegson Méndez, Moisés Caicedo, Romario Ibarra, Michael Estrada and Enner Valencia.
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